Lata Mangeshkar has been taken off the ventilator and she shows signs of improvement. However she will still be in ICU as precautionary measures and has been given a trial of extubation.
The 92-years-old legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was diagnosed with Covid-19 and had been admitted to ICU at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai earlier this January. Dr. Pratit Samdani is treating her according to the family statements. An earlier statement was released that keeping her age in mind she was admitted in ICU to recover from covid and pneumonia.
A statement from Mangeshkar family on Twitter reads,
“Lata Didi continues to be in the ICU at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai under treatment.
She has been given a TRIAL of extubation (off the invasive ventilator) this morning. Presently, she is showing signs of improvement but will remain under observation of the team of doctors headed by Dr Pratit Samdani. We thank each one of you for your prayers and good wishes.”
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) January 27, 2022
Her family has been regularly updating on Twitter about her health conditions and has asked the fans not to spread rumours or believe fake news. “There is a marginal improvement in Lata Didi’s health and she continues to be in the ICU. Kindly refrain from spreading disturbing rumours or falling prey to random messages regarding Didi’s health. Thank you,” read another tweet.
There is a marginal improvement in Lata Didi’s health and she continues to be in the ICU.
Kindly refrain from spreading disturbing rumours or falling prey to random messages regarding Didi’s health.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) January 25, 2022
Fans from all over the country are wishing for her speedy recovery. Rituals like Mahamrityunjay jaap, followed by a hawan was performed by the saints in Ayodhya for her health.